by Rebecca Spector, West Coast Director
Center for Food Safety (CFS) has been fighting for labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods and the public’s “right to know” since its inception fifteen years ago.
“Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier than Conventional Alternatives?” Stanford University researchers attempted to answer this question in their recently released analysis of published literature on the health, nutrition and s.
There has been a parade of headlines lately about the shocking statistic that approximately 40 percent of the food in the United States is thrown away . Even allowing some room for error, this level of waste is staggering on many fronts.
Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, I used to bring my lunch to school. Invariably tucked inside my “Peanuts” lunchbox was a sandwich, a few carrot sticks, a piece of fruit, and a couple of home-made cookies, usually oatmeal.
After years of debating, petitioning, rulemaking, and outright stalling, this week the federal government is finally implementing new requirements for testing E. coli in ground beef.
Why is this cause for celebration?
Because while the U.S.
With Memorial Day just a few days away, many across the country will soon stop and remember the meaning of military service and the ultimate sacrifice so many gave — and are still giving. Remembering is what the day is all about.
In a long-awaited decision, last week the Food and Drug Administration disappointed health advocates once again by allowing Bisphenol A or BPA, a known endocrine disruptor, to remain approved as a chemical additive in food containers such as plastic.
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